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Re: OWL S&AS comment - owl:Ontology mapping to/from RDF triples

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 17:16:19 +0100
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: public-webont-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030604171619.68bb8f89.dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>

On Fri, 30 May 2003 14:52:59 -0400 (EDT)
"Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com> wrote:

> Thanks for your comments.  
> 
> >   OWL Web Ontology Language Semantics and Abstract Syntax
> >   W3C Working Draft 31 March 2003
> >   http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/WD-owl-semantics-20030331/

...

> The OWL transfer syntax uses RDF graphs as encoded in RDF/XML.  Currently,
> there is no standard mechanism in RDF for representing the context of
> information.  However, it is possible in RDF to use properties such as
> rdfs:isDefinedBy to achieve part (but only part) of this purpose.  Such
> properties can also be used in OWL in annotations.

It would be nice maybe to see that in an example somewhere, maybe
in the Guide or Reference.

> Please reply to this message indicating whether anything more needs to be
> done in this area.

Yes thanks, your reply and proposed changes are satisfactory.

Dave
Received on Wednesday, 4 June 2003 12:19:57 GMT

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